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Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
of left field. a new chapter for the search of jimmy hoffa. the fbi and police in michigan are now looking into the possibility that hoffa's body is in fact buried in the backyard of this home near detroit. police say they have received a tip from a man who says he saw men bury a body just hours after hoffa went missing back in 1975. hoffa, for the record, was declared dead on july 30th, 1982. >>> authorities in phoenix say a man wanted to find out how fast police would react to a mock terror attack so he dressed his 16-year-old nephew with a sheet and sent him to a street with a fake grenade launcher. he pointed the mock weapon at passing cars. the man was arrested nearly two months after video of the hoax went viral on youtube. >> that's just crazy. ridiculous. >>> anyway, a drug-sniffing dog the only certified member of the police force in a very small town in eastern new mexico. the police chief just resigned and he faces felony charges in an illegal gun sale. the town's only other officer isn't really certified and pleaded guilty to assault charges last year. that means the only quali
Sep 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
to talk to you. >>> to michigan now and the enduring mystery of jimmy hoffa's disappearance. they will search for remains. john yang is there. >> reporter: good morning. this is the latest stop on the twisted path searching for jimmy hoffa. investigators are in that shed, gathering a soil sample to see if the mystery of jimmy hoffa rests here. more than 37 years after jimmy hoffa vanished without a trace, the trail led to this suburban home. an informant claims he saw a body buried here around the time hoffa went missing. first told the author of "the hoffa wars." >> he is adamant that he is buried at this location. >> reporter: he directed him to the local police. >> we believe the witness did observe something and we felt credible enough to take the investigation to this point. >> reporter: using ground penetrating radar, authorities found signs of something about two feet under the driveway. today, they'll take a soil sample to look for evidence of human remains. hoffa was last seen outside a detroit restaurant in 1975, apparently lured by two mob figures. since then, the
Sep 27, 2012 4:00am PDT
of the year." >>> the decades-long search for jimmy hoffa has now led to the driveway of a home near detroit. a tip from a dying man was credible enough for authorities to announce they're going to test soil samples from underneath the driveway, though they doubt any remains found would actually be from the former teamster's boss. >>> and if you thought google maps were a good way to get around town, well, check this out. users can now navigate their way under water. these pictures of coral reefs are displayed much like the street view feature. so it comes in handy when you want to go scuba diving. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow closed at 13,413 after falling 44 points yesterday. the s&p lost 8. the nasdaq dropped 24. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo nikkei gained 43, while in hong kong, the hang seng jumped 234. >>> well, mixed housing data and unrest in europe extended the s&p's losing streak on wednesday. the median price of new homes sold in august rose by a record amount. however, sales of new homes dipped
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
on the field tonight. >>> is this where jimmy hoffa is buried? a radar machine detects something underneath it. is a 37-year-old mystery about to be solved? >>> and pop sensation psy returns to south korea and the place where gangnam style all started. and our cameras are right there with him today, thursday, september 27th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a thursday morning. i'm savannah gurthrie. >> see the smile on my face? >> i see it. >> a lot of football fans feeling that way. that's right, the news now that the nfl's regular referees will be back in action starting tonight. it's welcome news for a lot of players, coaches, and, of course, fans of the game. >> maybe some gamblers too. it comes after two days of intense negotiations that picked up steam following outrage over that controversial call that decided monday night's game. when you look at this agreement, it appears the league caved with officials getting pretty much everything they wanted. was this lockout worth it for the nfl? we'll get into that straight ahead. >>
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